Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country Handbook

The Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country, Your Handbook for Earthquakes in Utah is a comprehensive resource that provides information about the threat posed by earthquakes in Utah, particularly along the Wasatch Front, and explains how you can prepare for, survive, and recover from these inevitable events.

If you live or work in Utah, you need to know why you should be concerned about earthquakes, what you can expect during and after an earthquake, and what you need to do beforehand to be safe and protect your property.


To obtain a copy of Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country – Your Handbook for Earthquakes in Utah:

Download a PDF copy.
Pick up a free copy from the Natural Resources Map & Bookstore.
Pick up a free copy from the Utah Division of Emergency Management (1110 State Office Building, Salt Lake City).
Pick up a free copy from your city or county emergency manager (for more information see the government section of your local telephone book).

More information on faults and earthquakes in Utah is available from the Utah Geological Survey and the University of Utah Seismograph Stations.

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